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2016 Millennial Memo (May 27, 2015)

Share Button2016 Millennial Memo (May 27, 2015)   530 days to go… WALKER RESPONDS ON UW SYSTEM CUTS: From an interview with local interview WXOW reporter Ginna Roe, “When asked about his proposed $300 million in cuts to the UW System, Walker defended the …
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2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (May 20, 2015)

Share Button2016 MILLENNIAL MEMO (May 20, 2015) 537 days to go… WELCOME to the inaugural edition of 2016 Millennial Memo, a weekly tipsheet covering all things 2016 and Millennials, with a special focus on issues most concerning young voters and their parents, including reforming America’s …
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A Note to Predatory For-Profit Colleges: Business As Usual Is Over

By Colin Seeberger You may have heard about some of the predatory for-profit colleges that drown students in debt and fail to prepare them for the workforce. They bombard inboxes with glossy pamphlets, telling potential recruits how amazing their schools …
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Young Invincibles Analyzes Congress' Budget, Identifies Five Ways It Hurts Millennials -- and Urges Lawmakers Shift Course

Share ButtonFor Immediate Release Monday, May 18, 2015 Contacts: Sarah Lovenheim, sarah.lovenheim@younginvincibles.org Colin Seeberger, colin.seeberger@younginvincibles.org [WASHINGTON] – While Congress’ budget claims to be balanced, it is far from it. The budget resolution would cut $5.3 trillion in spending over the next …
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Guest Post: The Good News and Bad News About Unpaid Internships in California

By Alexa Kern, Student at San Francisco State University  I’ve been pursuing my bachelor’s degree for five years. I should graduate in one year. Like so many of my peers, I’ll leave school with loan debt. And while I blame …
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Student Loan Repayment Should Be A No Brainer, Right?

By Jennifer Wang Have you ever thought to yourself, “it should be way simpler to pay back my student loan debt?” Or, “Why is it so hard to get through to someone at a servicing company?” Student loan servicing companies …
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Will 2015 graduates be any better off than Millennials today?

Share ButtonBy Sarah Lovenheim College commencements are just around the corner and while they’re cause for celebration, they’re also a reminder of a looming economic threat following graduates from the classroom into their careers: student loan debt. Student loan debt has …
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One Way To Better Prepare Millennials For The Workforce

By Katie Keith  Every month this year, the unemployment rate for young adults aged 18 to 34 has been higher than for adults overall.  It’s not for lack of trying. Millennials are pursuing higher education degrees in greater droves than …
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Feds reject ObamaCare open enrollment for pregnant women

Share Button“The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has denied a request from Democrats to create a special open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act for women when they find out they are pregnant. In a response to the …
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The March jobs report is worse than we thought

jobs numbers - march 2015By Jessica Adair When it comes the economy, March was a record-breaker, but not in a good way. After twelve straight months of ridiculously powerful growth, to the tune of over 200,000 jobs added each month, the economy slowed significantly. Only 126,000 jobs …
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